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/ Aerosmith / Aerosmith (1973) / Somebody guitar tab

Somebody
 by Aerosmith
 from "Aerosmith" (1973)

   rhy.fig.1-
   E---------------------------------------------------|
   B---------------------------------------------------|
   G---------------------------------------------------|
   D---------------------------------------------------|
   A----2--2--4----2--4--2--2---4----------------------|
   E----0--0--0----0--0--0--0---0--2---2--3-3--4-4-----|

This riff changes slightly, sometimes  changing to (2  3  4) instead of (2 3
3  4 4). When the verse comes in, play this:

   rhy.fig.2-

    I need a lady not somebody shady...
   E---------------------------------------------------|
   B------2--------------------------------------------|
   G------2-------(3x)---------------------------------|
   D------2--------------------------------------------|
   A---------------------------------------------------|
   E----------------------0---3---0---3----------------|

(rhy.fig.1))

        I need a lady not somebody shady
        need someone to be close to
        somebody cozy not somebody nosy
        help me see my whole day through
        F#5                              F#5 G5 G#5 A5
        someone to share the load
        A5
        somebody to walk the road I live on...live!

        Good Lord send me, good lord mend me
        send me down someone for me
        said I won't be choosy you could send me a floozy
        send me anybody you please
        F#5                         F#5 G5 G#5 A5
        Somebody say you will
        A5
        Somebody further still
        G5           B5
        Somebody some-somebody for me

       
   
Basic chords for this part go like this:
    fill 1-
       F#5   A5       live on...live
   E---------------------------------------------------|
   B---------------------------------------------------|
   G-------------------9--9\-----9---------------------|
   D---4-----7---------9--9\-----9---------------------|
   A---4-----7---------7--7\-----7---------------------|
   E---2-----5-----------------------------------------|

        (rhy.fig.2)

    
  fill 2-
        E      D5       A               Em
   E---------------------------------------------------|
   B-------------------2-------------------------------|
   G----9----7--7------2-------------------------------|
   D----9----7--7------2----------------2--------------|
   A----7----5--5-----------------------2--------------|
   E-------------------------3---2---0--0--------------|
        Now won't you send me somebody
(repeat twice)
   
   guitar solo-                                                  (2x)
   E----------------------------------12---------14--------16--16---|
   B--15---------------------------------------------------x---x----|
   G--14b--r-14b--r-14-14~~~~--12-13------12-14-----14\16--16--16---|
   D----------------------------------------------------------------|
   A----------------------------------------------------------------|
   E----------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                                (2x)
   E--12-------------------------------------------12-14b----r------|
   B--------------------------------15-14-13-12-15------------------|
   G-----11b--r------16-14b--r--12----------------------------------|
   D------------14-\------------------------------------------------|
   A----------------------------------------------------------------|
   E----------------------------------------------------------------|
                                             (2x)
   E--14b-r-14-14b-r-14-14b-r-14-14b-r-14-14b-r--|
   B---------------------------------------------|
   G---------------------------------------------|
   D---------------------------------------------|
   A---------------------------------------------|
   E---------------------------------------------|

   E--14b-r-14-14b-r-14-14b-14r-14-12--12h14-12------------------|
   B--------------------------------------------14p12------------|
   G--------------------------------------------------12---------|
   D-----------------------------------------------------14------|
   A-------------------------------------------------------------|
   E-------------------------------------------------------------|

repeat entire figure, then back to rhy.fig.1

   


      B5   G5
   E-------------|
   B-------------|
   G---4---------|
   D---4----5----|
   A---2----5----|
   E--------3----|

   
     
        (rhy.fig.1)
        yeah somebody
        won't you send me somebody
        now won't you send me somebody

        (rhy.fig.2)
        well,call for somebody scream loud and bloody
        call woman woman come on to me
        save for tomorrow share all your sorrow
        misery enjoys company(yes it does,yes it does)


Comments, corrections, questions and additions welcome.

Transcribed by
 
Bryson Meunier
mailto:meunier.1@osu.edu
http://www.angelfire.com/oh/bryson/

and 

Luiz Rocha
mailto:studio1982@geocities.com

Symbols used:
 h = hammer-on
 p = pull-off
 b = bend
 r = release
 \ = slide
 ~ = vibrato















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